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Students of Concern

Thank you for visiting the Students of Concern webpage. Before proceeding, please take a moment to review the below information:

  • This is not an appropriate referral source for immediate threats to life or safety.
  • IF A STUDENT IS ACTIVELY SUICIDAL, OR ISSUING THREATS OF HARM TOWARD SELF OR OTHERS, PLEASE CONTACT THE USCB DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AT 843-208-8911.
  • The Students of Concern portal is monitored during university business hours, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, not after-hours or on the weekends.

Faculty & Staff

Student Development is asking the university community for assistance in identifying students experiencing serious difficulties that may be potentially threatening to the safety and security of themselves, or others, or threatening their personal and academic success.

To assit you in determing the level of distress the student is experiencing, here is the Student in Distress Flowchart. Take a few moments to determine the level of the concern before proceeding. 

Students can be referred to the ‘Students of Concern’ committee for further assessment and support services by filling out the Student of Concern Reporting Form.

Students

Students are welcome to self-report if they are experiencing issues that are negatively impacting their personal and academic success. They can also report other students for which they have similar concerns. USCB is here to help you and your fellow students.

 Student of Concern Reporting Form

Examples of Threats to Safety, Wellbeing, or Academic Performance:

  • Student is self-isolating, exhibiting signs of depression or anxiety
  • Marked change in behaviors or academic performance
  • Threats of weapon on campus, significant disruption to community or potential for safety is compromised
  • Student is not regularly attending classes or has stopped attending class altogether
  • Erratic behavior that disrupts normal proceedings of University students, faculty, or staff
  • Student is experiencing difficulties as a result of COVID-19, to include, but not limited to: financial hardship, lack of internet and computer access, illness, caretaking of someone who is ill, instability in the home, etc.

If you know of a student who is experiencing these threats, or those of a similar nature, please fill out the Student of Concern Reporting Form.

Questions?

If you have any questions about Students of Concern, please contact Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Development, Deonne Yeager, at 843-208-8250 or deonne@uscb.edu.